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Human Rights Day 2022

Events - 05.12.2022

Rome- This year´s Human Rights Day theme will be focused on the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. After seventy-four years, the principles set out in this document remain the key for greater freedom and dignity for all.

On 10 December 2022, United Nations will launch a year-long celebration that will culminate on 10 December 2023 to mark the Universal Declaration of Human Rights’ 75th Anniversary. This campaign will aim to increase knowledge of the Universal Declaration as a foundational blueprint for taking concrete actions to stand up for human rights.

As the UN Specialized Agency with the mandate to end hunger and malnutrition in all its forms, strengthen food security and healthy diets, and promote agriculture and sustainable, inclusive development, FAO plays a central role in the realization of human rights, most notably the right to adequate food.

Explore this right to food related resources to help you stand up for human rights and make 2023 goes down in history as the year to commit to approach more inclusive and sustainable agrifood systems, in support of the 2030 Agenda.


FAO Director-General Video message 

To Achieve Human Rights, Start with Food, OPED by Máximo Torero. Also available in Spanish

Publications highlights

Website- Inclusivity in agrifood systems

FAO Right to Food Newsletter, December 2022, Issue 16

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